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If you make bags or totes often, there comes a time when you run out of things to do to them to make them look different! Why not use beautiful rope braids? They are fast and easy to make and can be sewn to the bag as an embellishment right before you finish putting it together, and different braids would make the same bag look different. If you woul like to learn embellish crochet rope braiding, please check out my ealier tutorials, but if you already know how to make the ropes, here is where you will find Adriana's Braid: http://craftypursenalityshoppe.blogspot.com/2011/08/adrianas-braid.html
If you make purses or bags and would like to learn this pretty handy technique on how to embellish them "on-the-fly", come and join the ongoing tutorials at the Embellish crochet Academy! Totally free and very creative tips, tricks and ideas are shared there for anyone who loves to make bags. We are currently going through a technique I came up with called "faux cabling" with which you can pretty-up the simplest bag in no time at all. Let me share a couple of the pretty cables you will learn to make: The first one is Heidi's Braid, the second one is Lilly's Braid: